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Benk, 4 Cylinder, Montezuma, KS, February 23, 2009, 20:01
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Does a 1998 ford escort sport 2 door trans. fit into a 1997 ford escort sport 4 door

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    hemicuda February 24, 2009, 10:47
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    It it a manual or automatic trans?

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    Benk, February 24, 2009, 11:21
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    It is a manual.

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    hemicuda, February 24, 2009, 12:35
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    The only way to tell if it will fit is to lay them side by side to check the length and the spline count ( input shaft spline and output shaft spline ) because in 1997 there was two different engine options and in 1998 only one engine was offered.

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    Benk, February 24, 2009, 13:23
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    How about the bolt pattern

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    hemicuda, February 24, 2009, 13:43
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    yes double check the bolt pattern and any plugs or switches just to make sure its the same

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    Benk, February 24, 2009, 14:10
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    Thanks for the help. I'll let u know what happens.

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